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Aircraft engines donated to Hagerstown campus of aeronautics school

July 29, 2012

Build A Plane recently announced a donation of two general-aviation aircraft engines to the Hagerstown campus of the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics educational program.

The donation of the engines, salvaged from damaged aircraft, was facilitated by Avemco Insurance Co., headquartered in Frederick, Md.

Nasa's Commercial Crew Partner Sierra Nevada Completes Dream Chaser Flight Test Milestone

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Space Systems successfully completed a "captive carry test" of its full-scale Dream Chaser orbital crew vehicle Tuesday, marking a new milestone in the company's effort to develop transportation for astronauts to low Earth orbit and the International Space Station.

ALLEGIANT CELEBRATES INAUGURAL FLIGHT BETWEEN HAGERSTOWN, MD AND ORLANDO

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MAY 25, 2012

HAGERSTOWN, Md. —Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today inaugurates low-cost, nonstop flights between Hagerstown, Md. and Orlando, Fla. via Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB). The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will offer fares as low as $64.99* one way between the two cities, as well as offer travelers hotel and air packages as low as $223* per person for 3 nights at the International Palms Orlando.

Opening-day participation strong for Allegiant Air

By ANDREW SCHOTZ
May 25, 2012
 
Allegiant Air on Friday began a new chapter of commercial service between Hagerstown Regional Airport and Orlando, Fla.

Opening-day participation was strong, with the first flight from Orlando to Hagerstown about 85 percent full, which airport Director Phil Ridenour called unusually good.

Then, the first flight leaving Hagerstown was even more crowded. Shortly before it left, Ridenour said 145 of the 150 seats had been sold...

...In March 2012, Allegiant announced it would return to Hagerstown.

MIKULSKI ANNOUNCES SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE APPROVAL TO EXPAND MANUFACTURE OF BORDER PATROL AIRCRAFT IN HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND

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May 22, 2012

‘Appropriation bills are jobs bills, important for Maryland and our country,’ says Mikulski

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) today announced that she secured $43 million to expand the manufacture of Multirole Enforcement Aircraft (MEA) used to protect our borders by the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) Air and Marine Program.  Further funding the manufacturing of this important aircraft will create or save hundreds of jobs in Northern Maryland.

The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Awards $50,000 to Washington County for Economic Development Plan

Baltimore, MD (May 15, 2012) – The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) today announced that it has awarded a $50,000 grant to the Hagerstown-Washington County Industrial Foundation to help develop an Economic Development Strategic Plan (EDSP). The plan, expected to be completed by November, will help expand Washington County’s economic base by guiding smart investments, attracting new businesses and creating jobs to ensure high-paying jobs for future generations.

Money to market Hagerstown airport tops county priorities for grant money

By HEATHER KEELS

May 8, 2012

Money to develop a marketing plan for Hagerstown Regional Airport will be the county’s top priority for grant funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission, the Washington County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday.

The project is one of six the commissioners agreed to submit for consideration for an anticipated $1.3 million to be distributed between three Western Maryland counties for fiscal 2013.

The county is seeking $75,000 in ARC funds for the marketing plan, or half of the $150,000 estimated cost.

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Wind Tunnel Tests Completed On Dream Chaser Orbital Crew Vehicle

Wind tunnel testing of a scale model of the Dream Chaser orbital crew vehicle has been completed in the Oran W. Nicks Low Speed Wind Tunnel at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Aerodynamic data generated from this testing, coupled with data from computer simulations, will define the characteristics of the Dream Chaser lifting body vehicle during the approach and landing phase of flight. This information will assist Sierra Nevada Corporation engineers in preparing for the Dream Chaser vehicle’s first free flight test scheduled for the third quarter of this year.

ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NONSTOP, LOW-COST FLIGHTS BETWEEN HAGERSTOWN, MD AND ORLANDO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 22, 2012

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces new, nonstop jet service between Hagerstown, Md., and Orlando, Fla., via Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB), will begin May 25, 2012. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service with fares as low as $59.99* one way.

Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR) Announces New Air Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL AIRPORT TO ANNOUCE NEW AIR SERVICE
Formal announcement to be made in the Airport Terminal on Thursday

WHO: Representative, The Washington County Board of County Commissioners
Phil Ridenour, Hagerstown Regional Airport Director

WHAT: Hagerstown Regional Airport will offer a new commercial air service option

WHERE: Hagerstown Regional Airport
18434 Showalter Road
Hagerstown, Maryland 21742

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